Celebrate 4th of July in South Jersey

Fourth of July events and dates can vary greatly from town to town, and we don’t want you to miss out on any of the fun! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best places to celebrate the Fourth of July in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. 

If you know of additional celebrations and would like your town listed, let us know! Reach out to info@visitsouthjersey and share your event information.


Burlington County

Mount Holly 
Friday, July 5th | Iron Works Park | 5 pm
From 5-11pm come join Mount Holly in celebrating Independence Day! There will be plenty of food vendors, rides and live music. Fireworks will begin at sundown. Admission is free. Rain date: July 6th.

Riverton
Thursday, July 4th | Riverton Park | All Day
Riverton’s celebration kicks off at 8:30am with a 5K. The day also consists of a House Decorating Contest, Parade, Downhill Race, live music, moon bounces, and more! Ending the day is the Great Annual Riverton Raft Race down the river.

Evesham Township
Thursday July 4th | Cherokee High School | 8:30 am / 9:30 pm
Evesham’s Independence Day Celebration begins at 8:30 am with the Marlton Mayor’s Cup 5K Run & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, followed by the Kid’s Bike Parade at 10:30 am and the Fourth of July Parade at 11:30 am. The fireworks celebration will take place at Cherokee High School around 9:30 pm. Bring the whole family for this fun-filled celebration!

Bordentown Township
Friday, July 5th| Joseph Lawrence Park | 4 pm
Bordentown’s fireworks display will be Friday, July 5 from 4pm-10pm at Joseph Lawrence Park on Ward Ave. Rain date is July 6. The Bordentown Regional High School parking lots are designated as the general parking area, with The Peter Muschal School lot being utilized for handicapped parking.

Florence Township Patriotic Celebration Day
Saturday, July 6th | Veterans Park behind Municipal Complex | 11 am
Florence Township is hosting a full day of fun on July 6th starting with a flag raising ceremony at 11am at Oak Street Circle, followed by a parade, concert & fireworks at the rear of the Municipal Building on Broad Street. This event is fun for the whole family and a great time to bond with the community.


Camden County

Barrington Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3rd | Woodland School | 6:30 pm
Beginning at 6:30pm, the parade starts at railroad tracks up Clements Bridge Road and ends at the Barrington Municipal Building. After the parade, there will be fireworks at Woodland School beginning at dusk, seating is limited. Rain Date: July 5th.

Battleship New Jersey
July 1st & 4th | Battleship New Jersey | 7 pm
Watch the Independence Day fireworks show on the deck of the Battleship NJ! There will be live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions, and a cash bar for adults. Tickets at only a $10 donation per person. Decks will open at 7pm, fireworks begin at 9:30pm.

Camden County’s Freedom Festival
Thursday, July 4th | Wiggins Waterfront Park | 5 pm
Presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the City of Camden, this festival brings thousands of people together to enjoy a series of artists and a spectacular rework show from Serpico Pyrotechnics. This year, Freedom Festival will also have an exclusive beer garden featuring Tonewood Brewing’s nest! Be sure to come to the Camden Waterfront for food, beer, music, and fireworks in celebration of the annual Freedom Festival! Fireworks will begin around 9:30 pm over the Delaware River.

Collingswood: Fun on the Fourth
Thursday, July 4th | Collingswood High School | All Day
At 10am, decorate your bikes and take a community bike ride for the Annual Fourth of July Bike Parade. Parade starts at Haddon & Zane Avenues. Don’t forget about the Proud Neighbors of Collingswood House Decorating Contest, which will be judged on the morning of July 4th. Then at 6:30pm, TO THE MAX will take the stage at Collingswood High School. Following the concert will be a fantastic fireworks display. Rain Date: July 5th

Haddonfield’s Yankee Doodle Do
Wednesday, July 3rd | Downtown Haddonfield | 6 pm
Starting at 6pm, Haddonfield’s downtown will be filled with live music, food trucks, bouncy houses, and so much more. Fireworks begin at 9:20pm.

Haddon Township
July 3rd & 4th | Haddon Township High School | 7 pm & 11:30 am
“Happy Birthday America” Celebration
Fireworks will be hosted at Haddon Township High School at 7pm. July 5th Rain Date. The Independence Day Parade will take place on Thursday, July 4th at 11:30 am from the Municipal Building to the Crystal Lake Pool. Free hot dogs, water and land games at the pool. (No Rain Date)

Oaklyn
Thursday, July 4th | Beechwood & Johnson Avenues | 10 am
Bring the whole family to Oaklyn’s Fourth of July Parade! The parade begins at 10am.


Gloucester County

Franklin Township Independence Day Celebration
Wednesday, July 3 | Franklin Township Municipal Complex | 6 pm
The Independence Day Celebration will include an evening full of fun, entertainment, food and activities for the family. After our National Anthem, all of Franklin will celebrate with a spectacular fireworks finish at 9:15 pm! We invite you to join us for this special celebration of our national freedoms.

Pitman’s 4th of July Parade
Thursday, July 4th | 8:45 am & Dusk
Pitman is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the American Legion and all veteran’s organizations. The Pitman Freedom Four Mile Run begins at 8:45 am, with the parade immediately following around 10 am. Fireworks begin at dusk at Alcyon Lake. Rain date is July 5.

Monroe Township Patriotic Pup Parade/Contest & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4th | Williamstown High School | 11 am & Dusk
Join us for the first annual Patriotic Pup Parade & Contest at the Pfeiffer Community Center at 11 am. Then bring your friends and family members to Williamstown High School for a spectacular fireworks display. Rain date is July 5th.

Paulsboro Chamber 4th of July Parade
Thursday, July 4th| 10 am
The parade begins at the Paulsboro Plaza parking lot at 10 am and marches to Paulsboro High School on Delaware Street. A trophy ceremony will take place at the high school immediately after.

Washington Township 4th of July Parade & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4th | Washington Township High School | 6:30 pm
The parade begins at 6:30 pm at Washington Township High School. Following the parade, fireworks will take place at the high school.

Wenonah
Thursday, July 4th | Wenonah Park | 8:30 am
Wenonah’s Independence Day Parade will start at 8:30 am on July 4, ending at Wenonah Park. Followed by a fun filled day including the 12th Annual Pie Eating Contest, Anything that Floats, Nature Walk, the 37th Annual Fun Run, and lastly a Concert in the Park featuring local artists Local 12.

Westville Fireworks Show
Saturday, June 29th | River Drive | 6 pm
The 2019 Westville Fireworks are scheduled for Saturday, June 29th, along River Drive. There will be live music from 7 to 8:30 p.m, food trucks from 6 to 9 pm and a lighted boat parade at dusk, followed by the fireworks show. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the evening.

Woodbury’s Independence Fireworks Celebration
Saturday, July 6th | Francis Fields | 6 pm
The Woodbury Fireworks are scheduled for Saturday, July 6th at dusk with July 7th as the rain date. The Kids 3rd Annual Woodbury Fireworks Parade will precede the fireworks at 6pm. Live music, face painting, and sweet treats will also be available.


Salem County

Four Seasons Family Campground Fireworks
July 4th – 7th | Pilesgrove
Invite all of your family and friends to the campground for a patriotic picnic – you take care of the food and they’ll supply the entertainment! On Saturday night, set out your blankets and lay back with your eyes on the sky for an awesome, fireworks display. Remember that this is a three-day weekend and spaces sell out fast so call in and make your reservations now. Come out and celebrate the Red, White and Blue!

Woodstown 4th of July Parade
Thursday, July 4th | Downtown Woodstown | 10 am
Come join us for the pride and joy of Salem County, our 4th of July Celebration. The Woodstown 4th of July Parade begins at 10:00 am (Rain or Shine) at Allen Avenue, up South Main Street through the center of Woodstown, up North Main Street and onto Marlton Road and ends at Marlton Park. The annual parade has taken place since 1932.





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